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Bellini Chair

Introduced in 1998, the Bellini chair married new technology with practical, modern design. Produced by Heller in Italy of injection-molded fiberglass-reinforced polypropylene, the Bellini chair is suitable for indoor and outdoor uses in commercial, institutional, and residential settings.

DESIGNER | Mario Bellini, 1998

Bellini Chair

W 17″
D 18″
H 33″

Introduced in 1998, the Bellini chair married new technology with practical, modern design. Produced by Heller in Italy of injection-molded fiberglass-reinforced polypropylene, the Bellini chair is suitable for indoor and outdoor uses in commercial, institutional, and residential settings. Notably, it is in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and is used as café seating and other public spaces at MoMA.

Mario Bellini

Mario Bellini was born in 1935 in Milan, Italy, and studied architecture at the Politecnico di Milano. He became design director at La Rinascente, an influential chain of Italian department stores. In 1973 he established Studio Bellini in Milan. From 1963 to 1991, Bellini was the chief design consultant for Olivetti. Since the 1980s, Bellini has devoted himself almost entirely to architecture, and from 1986 to 1991 was editor of Domus magazine. He also served as professor of industrial design at the Domus Academy in Milan and has been a designer and consultant for Cassina, Vitra, B&B Italia, Flos, Artemide and Renault.

Bellini Chair  | c.1998

Manufacturer

Original: Heller | Italy
Current: Heller | Italy

Build

Dimensions: 17″W x 18″D x 33″H
Material: injection-molded polypropylene